Published on 09-21-2015 11:35 AM
Rand Paul wins Michigan straw poll
The Kentucky senator tops Carly Fiorina by 7 percentage points.
By Alex Isenstadt - 09/20/15
MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. – Rand Paul won the straw poll at the Mackinac Island Republican Leadership Conference, a show of organizational strength for a candidate who has seen his presidential hopes fade.
Paul led with 22 percent, followed by Carly Fiorina with 15 percent, John Kasich with 13 percent, and Ted Cruz with 12 percent. Trailing them were Jeb Bush with 9 percent, Marco Rubio with 8 percent, and Donald Trump with 6 percent.
Further back: Ben Carson received 5 percent and Scott Walker finished with 2 percent.